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DMH Wednesday Seminar Series Past Seminars 2020-21 AY

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February 24, 2021  Seminar co-sponsored with the Alacrity Center for Health and Longevity in Mental Illness
Adapting Critical Time Intervention to Support Inpatient Medical Care Transitions
Thomas Smith, MD

Chief Medical Officer, New York State Office of Mental Health (NYS OMH)
Co-Director, NYS OMH Center for Behavioral Health Integrated Performance Measurement
Special Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University
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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - DMH Faculty Candidate Seminar
The Role of Secondary Trauma in Workplace Mental Health
Brian E. Bride, PhD, MSW, MPH
Distinguished University Professor
Director, School of Social Work
Georgia State University
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February 10, 2021
Healing Youth Alliance: Youth Driven Efforts to Increase Healing and the Understanding of Youth of the Traumas They are Experiencing and Options for Increased Healing
Kyla Liggett-Creel,
Ph.D., LCSW-C, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Social Work and Lead Strategist, Baltimore City Health Department Office Youth and Trauma Services
Kamri Moses; Youth Leader, Healing Youth Alliance
D’Auabre’ Lewis; Youth Leader, Healing Youth Alliance
Baltimore Sun article: 
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February 3, 2021
Community-based Efforts for Engaging those In Need of Healing: Baltimore Neighbors Network (BNN)
BNN Organizing Team Members:
Sarah LaFave,
PhD Candidate; Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Amy Greensfelder, MSW; Executive Director Pro Bono Counseling Project
Jacke Schroeder, MSW, LCSW-C; Stop Abuse of Elders (SAFE)
Kim Burton; Maryland Mental Health Association
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January 27, 2021
Healing City Baltimore: The Elijah Cummings Healing City Baltimore Act and the Healing City Baltimore Movement
Zeke Cohen
, MPP | Baltimore City Councilman and Founder, Healing City Baltimore
Melisa Buckley, Ph.D. Coppin State University School of Social Work
Paul Archibald, LCSW-C, ADS, C-CATODSW., Healing Us Together Initiative

December 9, 2020
Beyond Mental Disorders: Does Psychological Well-being Have a Place in Public Health?
Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald, PhD
Research Scientist
Department of Social and Behavioral Scientist and Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness
Harvard University
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December 2, 2020
The Surprising Secret to Generosity and Well-Being
Wayne E. Baker, PhD
Robert P. Thome Professor of Business Administration & Faculty Director of the Center for Positive Organizations
University of Michigan, Ross School of Business
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November 18, 2020
Behavioral Health Among Individuals Aging through Young Adulthood During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Adam Matthew Leventhal, PhD
Professor of Preventive Medicine
University of Southern California

November 11, 2020
Professional development seminar with CJ Neely, PhD (Sponsored by Mental Health Student Group)
Assistant Director of Career Services
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

November 4, 2020
COVID-19 and Behavioral Health: Findings from the Understanding America Survey
Kira Riehm
, MSc; PhD student; Department of Mental Health
Courtney Nordeck, PhD student; Department of Mental Health
Emily Smail, PhD student; Department of Mental Health
Moderator: Calliope Holingue, PhD; Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Kennedy Krieger Institute
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October 28, 2020
The Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals with Eating Disorders
Christine Peat, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
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October 21, 2020
Structural Disadvantage in Education and Healthcare Systems: A Snapshot on Depression
Leslie Adams, PhD; Assistant Professor
Laura Clary, PhD; Assistant Scientist
Department of Mental Health
Moderator: Calliope Holingue, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mental Health
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October 14, 2020
DMH IDare Student Research Seminar | Violence and Substance Use from an Intersectional Framework of Race, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity: Research and Policy

Lindsey Webb, DMH Postdoctoral Fellow | Naomi Greene, HBS Doctoral Student | Demi Badejo, DMH Doctoral Student | Sherri-Chanelle Brighthaupt, DMH Postdoctoral Fellow, is moderator.

October 7, 2020
Racialized Risk Environments: How Discriminatory Housing and Carceral Systems Shape Substance Use Outcomes
Sachini Bandara, PhD; Assistant Professor | Sabriya Linton, PhD; Assistant Professor
Department of Mental Health
Moderator: Sarah M. Murray, PhD; Assistant Professor, Department of Mental Health
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September 30, 2020
Two Sides of the Same Coin: Structural Racism and Violence in the Lives of Black Adolescents and Women
Tiara Willie, PhD; Assistant Professor | Rebecca Fix, PhD Assistant Professor
Department of Mental Health
Moderator: Renee Johnson, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Mental Health
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September 23, 2020
Center Overviews: Wendy Klag Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities | Center for Mental Health Addiction Policy Research
Heather Volk, PhD; Associate Professor | Sachini Bandara, PhD; Assistant Professor
Department of Mental Health
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September 9, 2020
Center Overviews: : Center for Prevention of Youth Violence; East Baltimore Community Trauma Response | Center for Aging and Health
Philip J. Leaf, PhD; 
Professor | Michelle C. Carlson, PhD; Professor
Department of Mental Health
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 September 2, 2020
Center Overviews: Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse | Center for Adolescent Health
Rebecca Fix, PhD
; Assistant Professor | Tamar Mendelson, PhD; Professor
Department of Mental Health
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